The Infant School Grammar; Consisting of Elementary Lessons in the Analytical Method Illustrated by Sensible Objects and Actions. Originally Composed

The Infant School Grammar; Consisting of Elementary Lessons in the Analytical Method Illustrated by Sensible Objects and Actions. Originally Composed

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...home. Now supply them: The boys who &c. Distinguish the verbs in the future time: Mrs. B. wUl visit the school to-morrow, she will reward the diligent, and will punish the idle. Now supply them: Mrs. B. &c. LESSON XXV. Distinguish all the verbs in this story: --"Some time ago, a young man took a dog with him to the river Seine, in Paris, intending to drown it. They went into a boat, and the man rowed down the stream. He had not gone far before he threw the poor dog into the river. The poor dog then tried to climb up the side of the boat, but his cruei master al way a pushed him back into the water. At last the young man himself fell into the river, when the dog immediately seized him by the collar, and kept him above the water, till some men came and took him out; and so the young man's life was saved.'" Now supply the verbs: "Some time ago," &c. QUESTIONS. Who is the first agent in the story? The young man. VV hat is the first action? Took. What part of speech is took? From what verb does took come 1 To take. How do you know took is a verb? Because it expresses the action of the young man. In what case is the young man? Nominative to what verb? Of what number is the verb? How do you know it is singular? Because itmustagree with its nominative which is singular. Of what person is the verb? How do you know it is the third person? Because the nominative is the person spoken of. In what mode is took? How do you know it is in the indicative mode? Because it simply indicates or declares the action of the young man. In what tense is took? How do you know it is in the past tense or time? Because it expresses an action already done. What was the object of the young man's action? In what case is dog 1 Tlie objective case....show more

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  • English
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  • 1236653904
  • 9781236653901